Lafayette's economic strength continues to shine in the face of national financial woes. A recent report by the Lafayette Economic Development Authority shows local retail sales in 2013 topped $6 billion dollars, the highest sales ever recorded for the city.
Located in Keystone, South Dakota, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into a mountain featuring former US Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. The monument has come to be known as a symbol of American greatness. That got us to thinking... if we had to opportunity to build a Mount Rushmore in Cajun country, which faces would we forever immortalize on our mountain?
We were surfing through one of our favorite websites BuzzFeed.com today when we came across a list of the 29 Most Austin Things That Ever Happened. That got us to thinking... what were the most Cajun things that ever happened? After some careful deliberation, we think we've got a pretty definitive list.
A listener called into the station this morning and asked if we had seen the K-Mart 'Jingle Bells' commercial that's becoming a viral sensation around the internet today. She didn't tell us about it, just told us we had to see it.
Ray Boudreaux is a 25-year-old singer and guitar player from Carencro, Louisiana and a contestant on Season 5 of NBC's The Voice. Ray graduated from Carencro High School in 2006 and attended the University of Louisiana.
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